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Archie Shepp

ts, *1937 US, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Musician of Jazz

Archie Shepp (born May 24, 1937, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA) is an African-American jazz saxophonist. Shepp is best known for his passionately Afrocentric music of the late 1960s which focused on highlighting the injustices faced by the African people, as well as for his work with The New York Contemporary Five, Horace Parlan, and his collaborations with his "New Thing" contemporaries, most notably Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane.

  • Tenor sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Saxophone
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Tulips on Tulips by Damu The Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp & Raw Poetic
Dr. King, The Peaceful Warrior on Things Have Got To Change by Archie Shepp
Calling to the Forest on Calling to the Forest by Marion Rampal & Archie Shepp
Goin' home on Goin' Home by Archie Shepp & Horace Parlan
Quiet Dawn on Attica Blues by Archie Shepp
Professor Shepp's Agenda 3 on Ocean Bridges by Damu The Fudgemunk, Archie Shepp & Raw Poetic
Attica Blues on Attica Blues by Archie Shepp
Contracts on Mama Rose by Archie Shepp
Nobody knows the troubles I've seen on Goin' Home by Archie Shepp & Horace Parlan
Blues For Brother George Jackson - Mondo Grosso Next Wave Remix on Verve Remixed 2 by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
5 Original AlbumsArchie Shepp2018Album
Shaft In Africa (Addis) / Blues For Brother George JacksonJohnny Pate / Archie Shepp2017Single
Live In Berlin October 29th, 1983The Sun Ra All Stars Featuring: Don Cherry, Archie Shepp, Lester Bowie2017Album
Omaya Part I to IIIBabx + Archie Shepp2017Single
アッティカ・ブルース (Attica Blues)Archie Shepp2017Single
Sound BarrierArchie Shepp & The New York Contemporary Five2017Compil.
Things Have Got To Change / The Cry Of My PeopleArchie Shepp2015Compil.
The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul NoteArchie Shepp2015Album
I Hear The SoundArchie Shepp, Attica Blues Orchestra2013Album
Voodoo SenseJoachim Kühn - Majid Bekkas - Ramon Lopez Inviting Archie Shepp2013Album
Red EyesMina Agossi Featuring Archie Shepp2011Album
For Losers / KwanzaArchie Shepp2011Compil.
Wo!manArchie Shepp & Joachim Kühn2011Album
Copenhagen 1963 & Hilversum 1966Don Cherry Quintet Featuring Archie Shepp & Gato Barbieri2010Album
Phat Jam In MilanoArchie Shepp2009Album
Lover ManArchie Shepp2007Album
GeminiArchie Shepp2007Album
Archie SheppArchie Shepp2007Compil.
The Impulse StoryArchie Shepp2006Compil.
MozambiqueArchie Shepp2006Album
First TakeArchie Shepp, Siegfried Kessler2005Album
Blues For Brother George Jackson (Mondo Grosso Next Wave Mix)Archie Shepp2003Single
LiveBateau Lavoir + Archie Shepp2003Album
Left Alone RevisitedArchie Shepp & Mal Waldron2002Album
Hungarian BebopDresch Quartet, Archie Shepp2002Album
Live In Antibes (Vol. 1 & 2)Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble2002Compil.
Chooldy ChooldyArchie Shepp, Just In Time Quartet2002Album
Song For Mozambique / A Sea Of Faces (Remixed By Sun Tools/RPM)Archie Shepp2001Album
Blasé / Live At The Pan-African FestivalArchie Shepp2001Compil.
Live In New YorkArchie Shepp And Roswell Rudd2001Album
HipnosisArchie Shepp2000Album
Boom BopJean-Paul Bourelly W/ Archie Shepp & Henry Threadgill2000Album
A Sea Of FacesArchie Shepp2000Album
St. Louis BluesArchie Shepp1999Album
ConversationsArchie Shepp Meets Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio1999Album
Jazz Masters (100 Ans De Jazz)Archie Shepp1998Compil.
Something To Live ForArchie Shepp1997Album
Bande Originale Du Film Sinon OuiCatherine Ringer, Archie Shepp1997Album
BoscoStephen McCraven featuring Archie Shepp, Arthur Blythe1997Album
Live In ParisArchie Shepp, Eric Le Lann1996Album
Archie SheppArchie Shepp1996Compil.
Song Of The Forest BoogarabooStephen McCraven featuring Archie Shepp1995Album
The Rising Sun CollectionArchie Shepp1994Album
Besame MuchoMichel Herr, Archie Shepp1993Single
Tenors Of Yusef Lateef And Archie SheppYusef Lateef And Archie Shepp1992Album
Perfect PassionsArchie Shepp1992Album
Black BalladsArchie Shepp1992Album
The Free Jazz TenormanArchie Shepp1991Compil.
OctiminusArchie Shepp, Francisco Mondragon Rio1991Album
Body And SoulArchie Shepp & Richard Davis1991Album
Archie Shepp & Jeanne LeeArchie Shepp & Jeanne Lee1990Compil.
Yasmina / Poem For MalcolmArchie Shepp1990Compil.
StreamArchie Shepp1989Compil.
En Concert A Banlieues BleuesChris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath - Archie Shepp1989Album
Archie SheppArchie Shepp1989Compil.
MontreuxArchie Shepp1988Compil.
California Meeting - Live "On Broadway"Archie Shepp Feat. George Cables / Herbie Lewis / Eddie Marshall1987Album
Three For FreedomTchangodei - Archie Shepp, Mal Waldron1987Album
The Fifth Of MayArchie Shepp and Jasper Van't Hof1987Album
Devil BluesArchie Shepp1986Album
Little Red MoonArchie Shepp1986Album
Duo - Eagle's FlightTchangodei & Archie Shepp1985Album
The Long MarchMax Roach Duos With Archie Shepp And Anthony Braxton1985Album
The Good LifeArchie Shepp1984Album
Looking At BirdArchie Shepp & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen1984Album
Down Home New YorkArchie Shepp1984Album
African MoodsArchie Shepp, Jeanne Lee1984Album
Marty's GarageBuell Neidlinger, Marty Krystall, Archie Shepp, Glenn Ferris, Bill Elgart, Don Preston, Deborah Fuss, Denis Charles, Cecil Taylor1983Album
Mama RoseArchie Shepp / Jasper Van't Hof1982Album
Soul SongArchie Shepp1982Album
I Know About The LifeArchie Shepp1981Album
Looking At BirdArchie Shepp & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen1981Album
Here Comes The FamilyFamily Of Percussion & Archie Shepp1981Album
The Long MarchMax Roach featuring: Archie Shepp1980Album
Just JazzRoy Eldridge & Dizzy Gillespie, Archie Shepp1980Compil.
Lady BirdArchie Shepp1979Album
InvitationSiegfried Kessler Trio Featuring Archie Shepp1979Album
Tray Of SilverArchie Shepp1979Album
The RootsArchie Shepp1979Compil.
Attica Blues Big Band Live At The Palais Des GlacesArchie Shepp1979Album
The TraditionArchie Shepp1978Album
Frankfurt Workshop '78: Tenor SaxesArchie Shepp, George Adams, Heinz Sauer1978Album
Maple Leaf RagArchie Shepp1978Album
On Green Dolphin StreetArchie Shepp1978Album
Further Fire MusicArchie Shepp1978Album
Body And SoulArchie Shepp1978Album
The New BreedCecil Taylor / Charles Tolliver / Grachan Moncur III / Archie Shepp1978Compil.
DuetArchie Shepp • Dollar Brand1978Album
A Touch Of The BluesArchie Shepp Featuring Joe Lee Wilson1977Album
Ballads For TraneArchie Shepp1977Album
Day DreamArchie Shepp1977Album
MariamarArchie Shepp1976Album
BijouArchie Shepp1976Album
Force - Sweet Mao - Suid Afrika 76Max Roach - Archie Shepp1976Album
À Massy - U-Jaama "Unité"Archie Shepp1976Album
Doodlin'Archie Shepp1976Album
Jazz A Confronto 27Archie Shepp1976Album
Montreux OneArchie Shepp1976Album
Montreux TwoArchie Shepp1976Album
SteamArchie Shepp1976Album
Hi-FlyKarin Krog, Archie Shepp1976Album
There's A Trumpet In My SoulArchie Shepp1975Album
A Sea Of FacesArchie Shepp1975Album
KwanzaArchie Shepp1974Album
Live At The FestivalBobby Hutcherson, Harold Land, Bill Evans, Eddie Gomez, Archie Shepp, Karin Krog1973Album
The Cry Of My PeopleArchie Shepp1973Album
Attica BluesArchie Shepp1972Album
Archie Shepp + The New York Contemporary FiveArchie Shepp + The New York Contemporary Five1972Compil.
Live In Antibes (Vol. 1)Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble1971Album
Things Have Got To ChangeArchie Shepp1971Album
Poem For Malcolm / BlaséArchie Shepp1971Compil.
Live In Antibes (Vol. 2)Archie Shepp And The Full Moon Ensemble1971Album
Live At The Panafrican FestivalArchie Shepp1971Album
Yasmina, A Black Woman / Live At The Panafrican FestivalArchie Shepp1971Compil.
Money Blues / Dr. King, The Peaceful WarriorArchie Shepp1971Single
Black GipsyArchie Shepp, Chicago Beau1970Album
Coral RockArchie Shepp1970Album
Pitchin CanArchie Shepp1970Album
For LosersArchie Shepp1970Album
Archie Shepp & Philly Joe JonesArchie Shepp & "Philly" Joe Jones1970Album
Archie SheppArchie Shepp1969Single
Three For A Quarter One For A DimeArchie Shepp1969Album
Poem For MalcomArchie Shepp1969Album
Yasmina, A Black WomanArchie Shepp1969Album
BlaséArchie Shepp1969Album
The Way AheadArchie Shepp1968Album
Mama Too TightArchie Shepp1967Album
The Magic Of Ju-JuArchie Shepp1967Album
Life At The Donaueschingen Music FestivalArchie Shepp1967Album
RufusJohn Tchicai - Archie Shepp, J.C. Moses, Don Moore1966Album
New Thing At NewportJohn Coltrane / Archie Shepp1966Album
Live In San FranciscoArchie Shepp1966Album
On This NightArchie Shepp1965Album
Fire MusicArchie Shepp1965Album
Fire musicArchie Shepp1965Album
Four For TraneArchie Shepp1964Album
Bill Dixon 7-Tette / Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary 5Bill Dixon 7-Tette / Archie Shepp And The New York Contemporary Five1964Album
Black ChristmasSam Bello - Archie SheppSingle
Volume 3Archie SheppCompil.
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